La Antena (Esteban Sapir, 2007)

“Inventive, elegiac, gently surreal.  If David Lynch had been around in the 1920s, it’s exactly the kind of film he would have made.” – Ian Berriman, SFX.CO.UK

Drafthouse Films LogoIn the year XX, an entire city has lost the ability to speak save for the mysterious Voice (Florencia Raggi), a hooded singer whose soothing songs are heard on a program broadcast under the media monopoly of Mr. TV (Alejandro Urdapilleta).  When Mr. TV’s nefarious schemes escalate and he kidnaps the Voice with plans to use her vocal chords to extend his power, her eyeless son Tomás, also gifted with the power of speech, becomes the only hope for her and the voiceless city.  An inventor (Rafael Ferro), his ex-wife (Julieta Cardinali), and their devoted daughter Ana (Sol Moreno) race to save Tomás, the Voice, and the city from Mr. TV’s despotic plot, dodging the mogul’s silhouetted henchmen and his evil righthand, the Mouse Man.  A cautionary tale on media control, Esteban Sapir’s La Antena is a stylized sci-fi thriller drawing heavily on silent cinema, film noir, and German expressionism that is “in a word: Unmissable” (Kat Brown, Empire Online).

Special Features:

  • Interview with filmmaker Esteban Sapir
  • Making of La Antena: a documentary featurette on the making of the film
  • Deleted and alternate scenes
  • Picado fino, Sapir’s 1996 debut feature
  • Trailers
  • 42-page booklet of script excerpts and storyboard art

“Calle Eclipse” Edition – Package includes:

  • La Antena on Blu-ray or Standard DVD featuring over 2 hours of bonus material
  • High quality 720p HD Digital Download of the Film Available on Street Date
  • Instant Download of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Leo Sujatovich in Apple MP4
  • 27″ x 40″ Theatrical Poster Autographed by Sapir
  • 27″ x 40″ Mondo Poster by Tyler Stout
  • Alimentos TV Dinner Biscuits

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